Does your organization have a succession plan in place? And, if it does, is it well documented? Some not-for-profits delay detailed succession planning, thinking of it as a project they'll get to "someday." But that's a mistake.
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It's a build-to-order manufacturing environment and that means frequent changeovers in your production line. And each time you make changes to produce a new item, you suffer significant downtime.
But there may be ways to shave time off those non-productive periods. These four suggestions have proven to buy manufacturers time:
The manager of a busy medical practice used to spend lots of time listening to patients complain about being left on hold when calling for an appointment or waiting several days to be seen for a minor ailment.
You may have heard about the Vermont doctor who was fed up with way medicine is practiced today and opened an office she calls "Simply Medicine.'' The sole practitioner doesn't accept insurance. Her fee is listed on a board in the waiting room: $2 a minute for labor, plus the cost of supplies.